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Summary: James Gregory is a racist South African guard whose certainties of life are shaken to the core. During a twenty year span, James spent his time as Nelson Mandela's prison warden. Shows the daily application of a major historic abonimation, known as Apartheid, as seen through the eyes of the average White South African. These are 'ordinary' people who are neither heroes nor villains, but obtuse...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Image Entertainment 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA COL

Wright, Adrienne

Summary: On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what was supposed to be a peaceful protest. Black South African students were marching against a new law requiring that they be taught half of their subjects in Afrikaans, the language of the White government. The story's events unfold from the perspectives of Hector, his sister, and the photographer...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Page Street Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PIE

Slovo, Gillian

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 823.914 SLO

Cohen, David

Summary: Historic moments from Mandela's inspiring life are captured in more than one hundred iconic photos from the mid-1940s through August 2009. Six key Mandela speeches are included, as well as an informative text.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sterling 2009

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 968.06 MANDELA, NELSON BAT

Summary: Get up close to the wildlife, see the many natural wonders of Cape Town, drive along the beautiful coastline, and visit the village of Franschhoek, in the heart of wine country.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Questar, Inc. 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.804 BES

Summary: The second offering in the Gerald Kraak annual anthology, As You Like It, is a collection of the short-listed entries submitted for the Gerald Kraak Award. This anthology offers a window into deeply located visions and voices across Africa. It brings together stories of self-expression, identity, sexuality, and agency, all located within Africa and its legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jacana 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814 AS

O'Malley, Padraig.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.0609 OMA

Jansen, Jonathan D.

Contents: Prologue : bearing witness -- Loss and change -- Indirect knowledge -- Sure foundations -- Bitter knowledge -- Kollegas! (Colleagues!) -- Knowledge in the blood -- Mending broken lines -- Meet the parents -- Teaching to disrupt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stanford University Press 2009

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1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.68 JAN

Stone, Judith

Summary: During the worst years of official racism in South Africa, the story of one young girl came to symbolize the injustice, corruption, and arbitrary nature of apartheid. Born in 1955 to a pro-apartheid white couple, Sandra Laing was officially registered and raised as a white child. But at a school for whites, she was mercilessly persecuted because of her dark skin and frizzy hair. Her parents...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Books/Hyperion 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.488 STO

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.488 Stone

Summary: The true story of a South African hero's journey to freedom. In the country's turbulent and divided times in the 1980s, Patrick Chamusso is an oil refinery foreman and soccer coach who is apolitical. That is, until he and his wife Precious are jailed. Patrick is stunned into action against the country's oppressive reigning system, even as police Colonel Nic Vos further insinuates himself into...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures 2007

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1 available in Thriller DVDs, Call number: DVD THRILLER CAT

Bainbridge, James

Summary: The Rough Guide to Cape Town, the Winelands, and the Garden Route is the ultimate travel guide to South Africa's most captivating city and its surrounding region. Full-color photography illustrates the finest of Cape Town's colonial architecture, vibrant neighborhoods, and iconic setting. This guide will show you the best this cosmopolitan city has to offer--from fascinating museums, cutting...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rough Guides Ltd 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.8 CAP

Brockes, Emma.

Summary: Documents the author's investigation into a shattering childhood trauma in South Africa, tracing the discovery of her grandfather's abuse of her mother, which compelled her mother's unsuccessful attempt to kill him before fleeing the country.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Penguin Press 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BROCKES, PAULINE DULCIE BRO

Brand, Christo

Summary: After more than a decade as a prison guard overseeing Nelson Mandela (1918-2013), Brand, with the assistance of Mail on Sunday Africa correspondent Jones, chronicles the unlikely personal relationship they built.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martin's Press 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MANDELA, NELSON BRA

Baranowski, Claire

Summary: Everything about Africa that stirs the imagination is concentrated in its southernmost country. Lions freely roam vast game reserves such as Kruger National Park; vineyards stretch across the Cape Winelands; and mountains cascade into the sea along miles of beaches. In addition to dream safaris and romantic honeymoons, South Africa offers modern cities with thriving arts and dining scenes....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fodor's 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.804 FOD

Carlin, John

Summary: Carlin provides a revealing look at the persuasive genius of Nelson Mandela. In a bold attempt to transcend old hatreds and unite a hopelessly polarized nation, President Mandela lays the groundwork for a miraculous metamorphosis during the 1995 Rugby World Cup at Cape Town.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.333 CAR

Muller, Peter Paul

Summary: A story of the South African lawyer Bram Fischer who defended Nelson Mandela and other members of his group during the Rivonia Trial.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2020

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ACT

Meredith, Martin.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968.04 MER

Summary: What happens when an Afrikaans guy and a Zulu girl fall in love and have to navigate their way through the complicated process of lobola? A contemporary romantic comedy about love and tradition in a rapidly evolving society. Funny yet hard-hitting, the film tackles the thorny subject of cross-cultural relationships with humor and honesty.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF FAN

Summary: Based on South African President Nelson Mandela's autobiography of the same name, it chronicles his early life, coming of age, education and 27 years in prison before becoming President and working to rebuild the country's once segregated society.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MAN RATED PG-13

Summary: "Now, in the third season of Meerkat Manor, the Whiskers stake new territory and are ready to start anew. Led by the dominant female/matriarch Flower, the Whiskers face new rivalry in the form of the Zappa tribe--another meerkat mob best characterized as the neighbors from hell. No stranger to a good challenge, the Whiskers are ready to stand their ground"--container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Discovery Communications 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV MEE

Mandela, Winnie

Summary: "491 Days: Prisoner number 1323/69 shares with the world Winnie Mandela's moving and compelling journal along with some of the letters written between several affected parties at the time, including Winnie and Nelson Mandela, himself then a prisoner on Robben Island for nearly seven years. Readers will gain insight into the brutality she experienced and her depths of despair, as well as her...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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Mandela, Winnie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 968 MAN

Mason, Richard

Summary: "A haunting, wildly imagined novel by the acclaimed author of History of a Pleasure Seeker ("the best new work of fiction ... in many moons; a classic"--The Washington Post); set in the first decades of twentieth-century colonial Cape Town and in a spirit-filled forest of secrets and magic powers. It is 1914. Germany has just declared war on France. Piet Barol, the handsome, irresistible figure...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAS

Riordan, James

Summary: An illustrated narrative of Nelson Mandela's fight against oppression in South Africa, from his imprisonment for public protest after the Sharpeville Massacre in 1960, to his release from prison and election as president in the 1990s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thameside Press 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Mandela

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